Mangroves and community aquaculture
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Describes the efforts of AQD to raise mudcrab in pens in mangrove areas in Palawan and Aklan with the participation of local communities.
SEAFDEC/AQD. (2000). Mangroves and community aquaculture. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
Mangrove; Mangrove swamps; Botanical resources; Ecology; Utilization; Resource management; Resource conservation; Brackishwater environment; Check lists; Vernacular names; Philippines; Acanthus ilicifolius; River mangrove; Aegiceras corniculatum; Avicennia alba; White mangrove; Avicennia marina; Avicennia officinalis; Avicennia rumphiana; Bruguiera cylindrica; Bruguiera sexangula; Camptostemon philippinense; Ceriops decandra; Yellow mangrove; Ceriops tagal; Milky mangrove; Excoecaria agallocha; Looking-glass mangrove; Heritiera littoralis; Lumnitzera racemosa; Nypa fruticans; Tall-stilted mangrove; Rhizophora apiculata; Rhizophora mucronata; Red mangrove; Rhizophora stylosa; Pornupan mangrove; Sonneratia alba; Cannonball mangrove; Xylocarpus granatum; Xylocarpus mekongensis
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